Important Quotations Explained
is all another way of saying—God’s way of saying—that pride goeth
before a fall.”
touch me! Don’t touch me with that
Brethren! Countrymen! That worst of Plagues, the detested tea shipped
for this Port by the East India Company, is now arrived in the Harbour:
the hour of destruction, of manly opposition to the machinations
of Tyranny, stares you in the face.”
shall be no more tyranny. A handful of men cannot seize power over
thousands. A man shall choose who it is shall rule over him. . .
. We give all we have, lives, property, safety, skills . . . we
fight, we die, for a simple thing. Only that a man can stand up.”
cow that lowed, the man who milked, the chickens that came running
and the woman who called them, the fragrance streaming from the
plowed land and the plowman. These he possessed. . . . The wood
smoke rising from the home-hearths rose from his heart.
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